Variant of invective
inveighing; using, inclined to use, or characterized by strong verbal abuse
Origin of invectiveMiddle English invectiff ; from Middle French invectif ; from Late Latin invectivus ; from Classical Latin invectus, past participle of invehere: see inveigh
- a violent verbal attack; strong criticism, insults, curses, etc.; vituperation
- an abusive term, insult, curse, etc.